Meatpacking: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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The pandemic has thrown into high relief some of the longstanding issues surrounding working conditions in meatpacking facilities. John Oliver explains why greater oversight is needed, and how we can go about getting it.
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Russel Chiodo
Russel Chiodo 2 klukkustundum síðan
A lot of people never worked a job alongside people who got life altering injuries and were then intimidated and dominated by an employer colluding with the healthcare provider ... and it shows.
Ava Jara
Ava Jara 2 klukkustundum síðan
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Mean Dad
Mean Dad 2 klukkustundum síðan
This is America. Nothing will ever change.
Sevaun Mason
Sevaun Mason 2 klukkustundum síðan
The kindhearted floor curiosly smile because furniture unlikely cough via a defiant phone. wise, fat faulty traffic
Fernando Takeshi Sato
Fernando Takeshi Sato 3 klukkustundum síðan
Problem: caused by heavy regulation and lobbying Solution: more regulations! Rinse and repeat.
Lisa Shadowprinces
Lisa Shadowprinces 3 klukkustundum síðan
In Germany we also had many big Covid outbreaks caused by meat packing factories with simular contutions. I'm pretty sure most industrialised countries have them. It's just horrible ...
Gene Stewart
Gene Stewart 3 klukkustundum síðan
Capitalism. America. the GOP. Add them up you get DEATH.
the Merc
the Merc 3 klukkustundum síðan
Wow.. this show is doing God's work.
SkatingErinsMom
SkatingErinsMom 3 klukkustundum síðan
Mr. Oliver, a related and excellent article by Jane Mayer, Trump and Mountaire chicken processing, and exploiting "essential" (aka minority, immigrant, and low-income) workers: www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/07/20/how-trump-is-helping-tycoons-exploit-the-pandemic So glad you are back!
matenzo
matenzo 3 klukkustundum síðan
Kind of assumed this sort of thing would be mostly automated by now. I guess I kind of expected it to be like in a 90s cartoon, a long automated cutup line with a bunch of giant hammers and sawblades coming outta nowhere (I am that dumb yes).
Jaques Studly
Jaques Studly 3 klukkustundum síðan
The real question is why CNN hires white supremacists like Jim Acosta. www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/02/watch-gun-girl-kaitlin-bennett-confronts-cnns-jim-acosta-cpac/
stefanc7
stefanc7 4 klukkustundum síðan
Good suggestions AND you can also simply stop eating animals.
Raymond Kidwell
Raymond Kidwell 4 klukkustundum síðan
Real news instead of just talking about politics. I appreciate it.
M D
M D 4 klukkustundum síðan
Not only animals are abused but also the workers go thru mistreatment? Unfrigin real! Just watch a video on how animals are treated and you will stop eating meat. We don’t treat dogs like that.
niduoe stre
niduoe stre 5 klukkustundum síðan
So ummm... Socialism is evil? Capitalism works fine and everyone works perfectly eh?
Okay VII
Okay VII 5 klukkustundum síðan
and i was thinking europe was a bad place to live in people in china have better working conditions then the USA has to offer
Brian K
Brian K 5 klukkustundum síðan
Go vegan
Naveen Silva
Naveen Silva 5 klukkustundum síðan
I find the show pretty informative and enjoy watching it, but the jokes and analogies need a lot of work...
niduoe stre
niduoe stre 5 klukkustundum síðan
When a product is free, you are the product When a product is cheap, someone else is paying. In suffering
Zena AL
Zena AL 6 klukkustundum síðan
Will anything ever change ? I honestly don't think so
Psyche Desiree Een Castillo
Psyche Desiree Een Castillo 6 klukkustundum síðan
The people near the top of the hierarchy can sometimes be the most worthless and corrupt. The workers who actually do the work are treated inhumanely- just because they are deemed "replaceable" with other vulnerable people. F'*** this world.
GRiZfam 303
GRiZfam 303 6 klukkustundum síðan
Is this episode about the backstreet boys reunion tour?
Madman Asa
Madman Asa 6 klukkustundum síðan
This is a rare case where it is justified to like or dislike this video equally Because the truth is excruciatingly painful. 16:09 is an absolute tragedy unlike nearly anything I've ever heard, and we have heard a lot.
Vermicious Knid
Vermicious Knid 6 klukkustundum síðan
Wow, talk about timely... I was just offered a job at a local chicken processing plant as an occupational nurse. I can understand the frustration of the employees thinking we really can't do anything to help them and they are correct. All we are legally allowed to do is basic first aid (bandaids and Tylenol) and refer them to the weekly on-site doctor for chronic conditions. Obviously if there is an urgent situation we are the first ones to respond and have to call 911. I would also be in charge of worker's comp claims, being told that I have to "weed out the fakers since no one really wants to do this job." Yeah, no shit. It's cold, wet, and they are constantly covered in chicken parts. Plus I got that casual racism vibe that's unfortunately very common down here in the deep South, as most of the workers are either minorities and ex-cons. Definitely a lot to consider before I accept the offer.
LANgamer
LANgamer 7 klukkustundum síðan
Hey come to Finland, we got some work for u!
girzwald3
girzwald3 7 klukkustundum síðan
Dear John, Stop writing your own jokes. -Everyone
Guillaume Paré
Guillaume Paré 7 klukkustundum síðan
«Perdu » is « lost » in french. So we can say Jim is LOST.
Innova
Innova 7 klukkustundum síðan
All of the likes are fake.
James Handson
James Handson 7 klukkustundum síðan
I used to work at pilgrims pride. So this one hits home. They have paperwork that tells you what each of your limbs are worth to the company and how much you will get off you accidentally lose one.
Jamtron
Jamtron 8 klukkustundum síðan
I thought the gerbil was drinking milk that had too many artificial growth hormones in it and that’s why it was big and strong. Great first pass. Let’s make that clear in the second cut please!
AggieToday
AggieToday 8 klukkustundum síðan
This is literary the sort of thing that keeps me up at night
Valencio Marquis
Valencio Marquis 8 klukkustundum síðan
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Star
Star 9 klukkustundum síðan
Remember, the solution isnt to go fucking vegan. The solution is voting for people that care about unions and worker's rights
Love Love
Love Love 5 klukkustundum síðan
Going vegan/reducing meat is good for the environment. It reduces your carbon footprint.
Star
Star 9 klukkustundum síðan
When a product is free, you are the product When a product is cheap, someone else is paying. In suffering
bob lupo
bob lupo 9 klukkustundum síðan
Good show.. but when I watched the birds get butchered, I gagged in front of my child...
dandycliff2
dandycliff2 9 klukkustundum síðan
Meatpackers are only going to get fucked over again when the next pandemic comes thanks to human's evil treatment of animals and evil companies.
Андрей Пушкарь
Андрей Пушкарь 9 klukkustundum síðan
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D Molina
D Molina 9 klukkustundum síðan
BOICOT MEAT ALREADY What more proof do you need? Torture, animal rights, social rights, illegality, deforestation, climate change...
lorenzo donadio
lorenzo donadio 10 klukkustundum síðan
Let's boycott these companies by just reducing our meat intake while also helping the environment, win win situation!
Victor Ch
Victor Ch 10 klukkustundum síðan
Lol 😂
Rachel Ann Jerome
Rachel Ann Jerome 10 klukkustundum síðan
Ah another segment on industrialized slavery. Man, this country stays true to its core principles!
Ave Anderson
Ave Anderson 10 klukkustundum síðan
America just being america. Always meat before humans. All praise god...
tybofborg
tybofborg 10 klukkustundum síðan
Now you understand where slogans like "seize the means of production" and "all power to the workers" come from.
lugiasean19
lugiasean19 11 klukkustundum síðan
At least he had the courtesy to put his gloves back on
Chester Ogilvie
Chester Ogilvie 11 klukkustundum síðan
Man, deregulation during Trump has been such a godsend
Kellen Morse
Kellen Morse 12 klukkustundum síðan
The US is such a fucking joke
Lee Ara
Lee Ara 11 klukkustundum síðan
Yes, but this isn't only a US thing unfortunately.
CHAITANYA RAKHEJA
CHAITANYA RAKHEJA 12 klukkustundum síðan
I'm just hoping one day some big shot CEO see's John's video about his company...and apply his solutions in real life xD
Juan Hernandez
Juan Hernandez 12 klukkustundum síðan
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Dipankar Roy
Dipankar Roy 12 klukkustundum síðan
Wow that's really eye opener
Chris Spremulli
Chris Spremulli 12 klukkustundum síðan
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WickdFatigue
WickdFatigue 13 klukkustundum síðan
Haven't vegans been pointing this stuff out for decades?
István B. Szlifka
István B. Szlifka 14 klukkustundum síðan
American capitalism for ya
Rob K
Rob K 14 klukkustundum síðan
yup ..... America is Great ...... mhmhmmmmm
Marik Ishtar
Marik Ishtar 14 klukkustundum síðan
look why not slow down the line
Jed Bloch
Jed Bloch 14 klukkustundum síðan
Don’t worry the robots will be taking over soon
Popular History
Popular History 14 klukkustundum síðan
Things haven't changed at all since Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten 14 klukkustundum síðan
What did George Carlin say about fat people?
Jos Nijsten
Jos Nijsten 14 klukkustundum síðan
I don't eat meat so I don't care.
TheOneTrueSoulKing D
TheOneTrueSoulKing D 14 klukkustundum síðan
Stories like this depress me to no end. When can this cycle of nightmarish abuses of human rights end?
Helen walker
Helen walker 15 klukkustundum síðan
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Hase Hopps
Hase Hopps 16 klukkustundum síðan
The Horror!!!!
καμιά ψυχή
καμιά ψυχή 16 klukkustundum síðan
Your show is becoming out of touch and ... What the fuck? I hope they all get covid or fired. American meat companies this big should all go out of business or just stop existing. Maybe a segment about how to transition these people out of this business would show care for this fucking filth and could be useful. This is just fucking stupid.
Ranuyasha
Ranuyasha 14 klukkustundum síðan
Did someone crap in your cereal this morning or something ?
DismissThatTheory
DismissThatTheory 16 klukkustundum síðan
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Edmund Snow
Edmund Snow 16 klukkustundum síðan
This may be the video that pushes me towards becoming a vegetarian (at least until the poor conditions these workers face are fixed).
Wurfenking
Wurfenking 16 klukkustundum síðan
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights lists "the right to work in just and favourable conditions;" as a basic human right.
Michaele Cormier
Michaele Cormier 16 klukkustundum síðan
Capitalism the Base of America. Profits OVER People 🤔the GQP Base Donors TX the Seat of Capitalism 🤬
Joe Dusel
Joe Dusel 17 klukkustundum síðan
If people don't care about the horrible things that are done to animals to turn them into meat, or the fact that animal ag is playing a huge part in the destruction of the environment, should we really expect people to be appalled by the horrible conditions that meat plant workers face?
MrCastodian
MrCastodian 17 klukkustundum síðan
Welcome to America...
Simon Wang
Simon Wang 17 klukkustundum síðan
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Sara3346
Sara3346 17 klukkustundum síðan
And here in a rational world you would have thought that Upton Sinclair writing The Jungle would have after a few Generations made this impossible.
Andreas Hauschild
Andreas Hauschild 17 klukkustundum síðan
You only have to look to China to find the solution. Most of these jobs are automated there. So the solution to avoiding providing these horrible jobs is just to eliminate them with automation. Now the hundred of thousands of workers may not like it, but on the other hand, there will be a save and human working enviroment.
chartedlife
chartedlife 18 klukkustundum síðan
We should all focus on finding meat alternatives and supporting brands that have a dedication to good work practices.
Duglas Zamora
Duglas Zamora 18 klukkustundum síðan
This companies should pay the price for all the damaged to their employees and to what we are getting on the table
D Legionnaire
D Legionnaire 18 klukkustundum síðan
THE MERCENARY 2020 BRUTAL ACTION NOW ON AMAZON PRIME ..........
Tanner Reiser
Tanner Reiser 18 klukkustundum síðan
you cant forget that any fines that the company may get will go against any bonus that they may give so that way in the end they don't really pay it
Ancient Art of Fishing
Ancient Art of Fishing 18 klukkustundum síðan
what the hell was that first commercial?
Adam Collins
Adam Collins 18 klukkustundum síðan
Mr. Oliver I love your show but man is it depressing for a comedy. That's not your fault. You could just retitle the show: The Way the World Really is w John Oliver and it would be just as accurate 😢
Radhika6203
Radhika6203 19 klukkustundum síðan
Please cover the current events of MYANMAR. #whatishappeninginmyanmar
Andrew V
Andrew V 19 klukkustundum síðan
Automation.
ChungWei Wang
ChungWei Wang 19 klukkustundum síðan
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AD K
AD K 19 klukkustundum síðan
I'm just grateful that amrikkka is fcuked
Ellie Eldritch
Ellie Eldritch 19 klukkustundum síðan
Holy fuck ive had family work at that waterloo plant, like legit my dad worked there for a while
Scotty2Balls
Scotty2Balls 19 klukkustundum síðan
Those statues, and the mansion are in Pittsburg, TX and rumor has it the mansion has a swimming pool shaped as a chicken.
M smith
M smith 19 klukkustundum síðan
John Oliver's stories are so one sided and presented along political lines.
Agnes Burton
Agnes Burton 19 klukkustundum síðan
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SkullPrism
SkullPrism 19 klukkustundum síðan
My High School Programming teacher's brother was one of the first to die of Covid-19 in Iowa at that very Tyson's.
SkullPrism
SkullPrism 19 klukkustundum síðan
I hope he talks about the Tyson lottery on who would get Coronavorus in Waterloo, IA. YOOO HE FUCKING DIIID, DRAG IOWA TYSONS, JOHN
Singleballtheory
Singleballtheory 20 klukkustundum síðan
You could have written this about pretty much any manufacturing/production line job.
George Aswipe
George Aswipe 20 klukkustundum síðan
Pretty sure a simp like John Oliver has done very little meat packing in his life.
skreeb duchank
skreeb duchank 20 klukkustundum síðan
LOL poor guy's ratings are tanking now he doesn't have Trump to talk about.
João Pedro Tanure
João Pedro Tanure 20 klukkustundum síðan
JBS is heavily involved in corruption on the brazilian government, so I didn't expect something less than this.
Top Hat the Hat
Top Hat the Hat 20 klukkustundum síðan
and they say vegans only care about non-human animals. The human aspect was a huge part of it (I am vegan for all animals though, so no form of an. agriculture is justifiable, but I damn well know I don't need to fund industrial an. agriculture too).
Brian Austin
Brian Austin 20 klukkustundum síðan
So no more meat for the working class? That’s what you’re proposing. John... you lost me at 17 minute mark. The solutions you present are not practical. Social distancing for meet workers? C’mon man??? If you have been a white kid working at a fish processing plant in the summer making $15 to $20 an our, you know why these jobs exist and why people take them. It’s good money for a skill you can learn quickly an earn overtime easily. I expect my son to get a job when he is 14/15 but he won’t if the minimum wage is 15 bucks per hour.
Lee Ara
Lee Ara 11 klukkustundum síðan
No more meat for anyone would be a good solution.
bp bp
bp bp 20 klukkustundum síðan
i never trust a company that says "we're family". They WILL fuck you and wont even look you in the eye
screaming
screaming 21 klukkustund síðan
literally wouldnt care if all these companies hq's got burned to the ground
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137
ཞıƈƙ ƈ-137 21 klukkustund síðan
Every fast food job I've had since Obama care was passed forces me to sign a waiver turning down Insurance in order to get enough hours to barely survive. With Covid I was forced to sign a piece of paper acknowledging that if at any point I felt unsafe because of the epidemic, I could not take advantage of unemployment. The US is trash. I know when you work in the media, it may be hard to see. But its not just meat plants..... its everywhere. We *DONT* matter to our employers and thanks to a specific fascist political party that recently attempted to take over the government... we don't matter to the government either. We have no rights, and we will absolutely never receive them. I keep saying, you can't both make life unbearable, and make suicide illegal. Pick one and only one.
Stephanie Schutz
Stephanie Schutz 21 klukkustund síðan
Nothing about the winter storm that took out our power and water in Texas? It was last week.
surlykaratemonkey
surlykaratemonkey 21 klukkustund síðan
9:50 is it me or does that poultry CEO look like a chicken?
Andrea Lopez Arguello
Andrea Lopez Arguello 21 klukkustund síðan
Maybe serial killers really just come from tyson factories
TenaciousE03
TenaciousE03 21 klukkustund síðan
All I ask is for one episode ONE EPISODE without a joke about animals having sex
robotron17
robotron17 21 klukkustund síðan
*Public Health England:* "All deaths with a positive specimen (including at post-mortem) are counted *REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF DEATH!"*
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